Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Listen Up! Northwest Program 15 explores life behind bars in the Northwest.
* One young woman navigates life with an absent dad and a mom in prison. (Sandi Billings, KRFP Moscow, ID)
* An inmate's mother discusses the latest Oregon ballot measures regarding
prisons. (Ruth Kovacs, KBOO Portland)
* The racial disparity in prisons in Oregon and nationwide. (Carlos Chavez, KBOO Portland)
* An ICE spokesperson looks at the legal rights of undocumented immigrants (Patrick Kilpatrick and Linda Olson-Osterlund, KBOO Portland)
* A Commentary on some ways that the police and media can help lessen police
brutality incidents (Logic Amen, KBCS Seattle)